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March 14 (Pi Day!) Writer Birthdays

March 14 Writer Birthdays

* 1844 - Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy, British poet of Irish descent.
* 1869 - Algernon Blackwood, English novelist & short story writer, known for ghost stories & weird fiction.
* 1879 - Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist whose name is synonymous with "genius."
* 1889 - Marguerite de Angeli, Newbery Award-winning American children's author & illustrator.
* 1919 - Max Shulman, humorist best known for his character Dobie Gillis, who became a movie & TV character.
* 1920 - Hank Ketcham, American cartoonist; creator of Dennis the Menace.
* 1947 - Pam Ayres, English poet, songwriter & TV personality.
* 1957 - W. Andrew Robinson, British author who wrote books about India.
* 1957 - Tad Williams, science fiction & fantasy author.
* 1964 - Po Bronson, American novelist & nonfiction author.